Category: Internal Medicine

A cat lies on its back while gently held and a probe is on the belly

Abdominal Ultrasound

Abdominal ultrasounds are a common, non-invasive diagnostic test used in veterinary medicine to explore potential issues within a pet’s abdomen, such as chronic vomiting or urinary problems. In this episode, Dr. Jessica Larson, an internal medicine specialist, joins us to discuss the process, benefits, and limitations of abdominal ultrasounds, including their role in diagnosing conditions, planning further tests or treatments. Take a listen to learn how an abdominal ultrasound can give answers as to what is happening in your pet’s belly.

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Chronic Vomiting in Cats

If you have a cat who is vomiting a hairball more than two times per month, there is a problem. In this episode, Dr. Chris Byers, veterinary internal medicine specialist and critical care specialist, joins us to explain:
How much puke is too much?
Is your cat vomiting or coughing too hard?
When should you take your cat to the vet?
What tests are recommended for vomiting and why?
What treatments are available?

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